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Cessna 172N Skyhawk, N737SY: Accident occurred February 12, 2022 near Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH), Jackson County, Illinois

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. 

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident. 

Additional Participating Entity: 
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Springfield, Illinois

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:

STK Holding LLC

Flightline FBO training aircraft

Location: Carbondale, Illinois
Accident Number: CEN22LA120
Date and Time: February 12, 2022, 17:56 Local 
Registration: N737SY
Aircraft: Cessna 172N
Injuries: 1 Minor
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Instructional

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna 
Registration: N737SY
Model/Series: 172N
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC 
Condition of Light: Dusk
Observation Facility, Elevation: MDH,411 ft msl
Observation Time: 17:52 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 0.81 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: -2°C /-7°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 11 knots / 0 knots, 350°
Lowest Ceiling: None 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.3 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Carbondale, IL (MDH) 
Destination: Carbondale, IL (MDH)

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 Minor 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 Minor
Latitude, Longitude: 37.76515,-89.248861